April 5, 2021

Kudu Closes $300 Million Credit Facility with MassMutual

On April 1, 2021, it was announced that Seward & Kissel client Kudu Investment Management LLC closed a $300 million credit facility with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company.

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August 12, 2020

GCM Grosvenor to Go Public by Merging with CF Finance Acquisition Corp.

On August 3, 2020, it was announced that GCM Grosvenor will become a public company through a merger with CF Finance Acquisition Corp.

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September 18, 2017

Brookfield’s Offering Increased by 12 Million Preferred Shares

On September 6, 2017, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. announced that its underwriters increased the size of Brookfield’s offering to 12 million Series A Preferred Shares, Series 48.

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February 22, 2017

Dyal Capital Closes Third Fund with $5.3 Billion

On February 14, 2017, Dyal Capital Partners, a division of Neuberger Berman Group, announced that it had closed its third fund, Dyal Capital Partners III (PE), with approximately $5.3 billion of committed capital.

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February 6, 2017

Hamilton Lane Files Registration Statement for IPO

On February 1, 2017, Hamilton Lane Incorporated announced that it had filed a registration statement for a proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock.

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April 24, 2014

Ares Management Announces Details of IPO

On April 22, 2014, Bloomberg reported that Ares Management is seeking to raise as much as $418.4 million in its initial public offering.  Ares is offering 18.2 million shares for a price estimated in the range of $21-$23 per share.

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April 3, 2014

Ares Management Files for $100 Million IPO

On April 1, 2014, Bloomberg reported that Ares Management intends to raise $100 million in an initial public offering, according to filings made with the SEC.  The total amount is a placeholder, but if raised, would make this the largest IPO of a private equity firm in the past two years.  

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May 22, 2013

GP Investments and other PE Groups Invest in Apen Ltd.

On May 21, 2013 Swiss-listed private investment company Apen Ltd. announced a series of transactions in which GP Investments Ltd., Newbury Partners LLC, and affiliates of Fortress Investment Group will inject capital and become major shareholders in Apen.

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February 6, 2013

ORIX Participates in Mongolia’s First Private Equity Fund

On February 4, 2013, ORIX Corporation (NYSE: IX) announced its capital participation in The Mongolia Opportunities Fund I, a private equity fund established by Mongolian investment firm Mongolia Opportunities Partners.

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